football helmet


It Hurts More Than Protects

a: Football helmet ~
b: boxing glove

What: "A football helmet is like a boxing glove; it serves a different role in practice than it does in theory...Theoretically speaking, boxing gloves protect the guy being punched and make the sport safer than bare-knuckle brawling."

Writer: Morgan Campbell
Date: Apr 20 2013 3:24 PM

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